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Spaghetti Aglio Olio

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Simple and healthy pasta recipe: spaghetti with olive oil, garlic, basil, and red pepper flakes. Top with a generous helping of Parmesan cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Spaghetti, Fettucine, Or Angel Hair
  • 6 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • ¼ cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 cup Fresh Basil, Chopped
  • Salt, To Taste (optional)
  • Parmesan Or Romano Cheese, To Serve

Preparation

Put water on to boil in large pot. Cook pasta until al dente.

Place garlic, olive oil and red pepper flakes in small sauce pan. Let sit until water boils and pasta is close to being done. Heat pan to medium high and cook until garlic is lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.

Place chopped basil in large serving bowl.

When pasta and aglio olio are done, drain pasta, pour aglio over basil, then add pasta. Toss until incorporated. Add salt to taste if you like.

Serve with Parmesan or Romano.

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Deb on 3.2.2014

This tastes as good as it looks. Light, but great on taste.

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